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DN500
Arts - History

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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3 Years
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If you are interested in exploring the past, and the variety of ways in which it can be understood this may be a suitable degreee subject for you.

This course examines a wide range of historical periods and topics that cover many parts of the globe. You will learn how to do research, use evidence and think critically. First year focuses on broad historical surveys and developing core skills. Second and third years offer greater choice with over 30 optional modules.

The BA degree in UCD (DN500) may be taken as a Joint Honours Degree or a Single Honours Degree. Joint Honours' students take two subjects to degree level (and indicate their two subject choices on their CAO form). Single Honours' students take one subject to degree level. In first year of both programmes students also select an additional subject to study which they can drop at the end of the academic year. History may be taken either as a Joint Honours or Single Honours degree.


 
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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ECHSX  5M2154  Cultural and Heritage Studies
ELESX  5M2073  Language and European Studies
ELAXX  5M3114  General Studies
EPJXX  5M2464  Journalism

Essential Module Requirements:
ECHSX/5M2154/ELESX/5M2073
5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in:
G20001 or 5N0690

and 3 of the following 12 modules:
E20115 or 5N0762
E30106 or 6N2399
E30107 or 6N2401
E30108 or 6N2400
E30109 or 6N2404
E30110 or 6N2398
E20113 or 5N1296
G20022 or 5N1837
D20032 or 5N1279
E20124 or 5N4571
E20024 or 5N1444
E20013 or 5N2152

ELAXX/5M3114
5 modules at Distinction Grade.

EPJXX/5M2464
5 modules at Distinction Grade. The qualification must include distinctions in:
G20001 or 5N0690

and 4 of the following 16 modules:
E20008 or 5N1298
E20076 or 5N2443
B20004 or 5N1351
E20078 or 5N2435
G20022 or 5N1837
5N1405 or N23004 or L20043 or L21757
G20031 or 5N1370
E20106 or 5N1623
E20107 or 5N1624
E20109 or 5N1626
E20171 or 5N1627
E20111 or 5N1628
E20178 or 5N1629
E20108 or 5N1630
E20110 or 5N1631
E20164 or 5N1632

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Students of history have options to study abroad for part of their degree.

History graduates find employment in a variety of areas including: Broadcasting and journalism; Business; Civil service; Law; Publishing; Public Relations; Politics; Research; Teaching; Marketing; Policymaking; Tourism; Heritage.



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